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May 3, 2021
The Secret to Good Networking: Diversity
We are often told that networking can make the difference in our careers. And many of us have thought, at one time or another, that we should be doing more of it. However, while networking is indeed…
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March 26, 2021
Revenge of the Terps
It’s that time of year again. The annual March Madness games are here, and anyone watching the men’s NCAA tournament last Monday knows that the Maryland Terrapins have (unfortunatley) been eliminated…
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March 3, 2021
How To: Land an Internship When You’re an International Student
Internship recruitment – those two words take the utmost priority for MBA students in the fall and spring semester of their first year. From rehearsing the Tell Me About Yourself (TMAY), to fine-…
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February 19, 2021
Cobra Kai and Its Big Move to Netflix
Netflix released the third season of “Cobra Kai” last month, and it quickly became one of the streaming service’s biggest shows. A sequel series to the popular “Karate Kid” movies of the 1980s, “…
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February 5, 2021
A Sense of Community
How coming together virtually makes pursuing an MBA a little less lonely.
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January 29, 2021
Getting Personal: How vulnerability leads to safety and trust within groups
We’ve all heard that there is a place and time for everything; one of those things being vulnerability. Like many others, I used to believe that being vulnerable was equivalent to showing weakness.…
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December 11, 2020
New Year's Resolutions for Smith Students
It is almost the end of 2020 and we all know what that means; it’s time to start thinking about your New Year’s resolutions. We’re all familiar with the typical resolutions that get thrown about,…
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December 7, 2020
An Action Plan For Making Connections, Virtually
Even to the naturally introverted like me, being in a purely virtual world for a full-time MBA program is not ideal.
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November 25, 2020
MBA Community Happy Hour – Holiday Edition
In a world where “Star Wars,” “The Office” and ugly sweaters can all be part of the holiday gathering, I am here to say, affirmatively, that virtual holiday spirit is real and alive. On Friday, I…
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November 14, 2020
An Annual Highlight: Celebrating Diwali
I recently had the opportunity to attend a virtual Lunch and Learn event about the major Indian holiday, Diwali. Last year, the on-campus Diwali celebration was one of the highlights of the academic…
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Disclaimer: The opinions expressed by the bloggers are theirs alone and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Robert H. Smith School of Business or the University of Maryland. The Smith School is not responsible for the accuracy of the information supplied in the blogs.

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